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Scorpion Flies

Observed: 13th May 2011 By: williamsnrwilliamsnr’s reputation in Invertebrateswilliamsnr’s reputation in Invertebrateswilliamsnr’s reputation in Invertebrates
IMG_2943 copy (1) Scorpion Fly (male) x768
IMG_2943 copy (1) Scorpion Fly (male) x768 1
IMG_2943 copy (1) Scorpion Fly (male) x768 1 2
IMG_2943 copy (1) Scorpion Fly (male) x768 1 2 3
Description:

Images show both males and females. The males have the characteristic genetalia which look like a scorpion's tail.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Species

If you take a look at Martin's forum post on Panorpa you should be able to identify the top left specimen to species:

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/140058

David